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September 16, 2014

Sovereign Patent Funds: Some Big Questions Remain

As part of our ongoing research project examining the governance of intellectual property, the DEEP Centre has released a research brief that examines the emergence and implications of sovereign patent funds (SPFs). These funds are government-backed entities mandated to acquire strategically valuable intellectual … Read More.

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